The UB Electronic Theses and Dissertations collection accepts theses and dissertations from all graduate programs at the University of Baltimore. Beginning in 2017, all graduate students are required to submit an electronic copy of their thesis or dissertation to this collection. Submissions prior to 2017 were at either the behest of an individual program or at the student's discretion.

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Recent Submissions

  • Life & Deaf: Humor, Stories, and Experiences 

    Francis, Allison (2017)
    American Sign Language (ASL) Storytelling is a traditional form of folklore passed down through generations of Deaf individuals, historically face-to-face. It includes jokes, sign play, and various forms of storytelling. ...
  • Hakini Arabi 

    Afiouni, Nadine (2017-05-12)
    Heritage languages are an integral part in the identity construct of children born to first and second generation immigrant parents. Many Lebanese immigrant families struggle to preserve the Arabic language within their ...
  • Effects of Chat-based Interface on User Engagement 

    Rusin, Kayo (2017-06-29)
    Chat-based User Interfaces (UI) have become popular in transactional applications such as in the finance and news industry. Although this trend has been noted, the effects this has on user engagement have not been well ...
  • Foodie App 

    Roche, Jennifer (2017-05)
    An exploration of the use of food menus within the restaurant industry through a diner’s perspective to help inform and influence the design of a mobile application providing a community-like platform to rate and compare ...
  • Narcissistic Behaviors and Social Media Usage 

    Singh, Santokh; Farley, Sally; Donahue, John (2017-05-17)
    This study examined the relationship between narcissism and selfie posting and other self-promoting behaviors on social networking sites (SNS). Participants were asked questions on SNS usage such as: amount of time users ...
  • The Sweat Exchange 

    Van Allen, Lindsay (2017-05)
    Technology is changing the way we exercise. A reported $120 million was spent on fitness and sport applications, with an estimated $400 million by 20161. Within this fitness market, there are hundreds of styles of exercise ...
  • Taking a Break: Participatory Game Design 

    Virothaisakun, Joel (2017-05-25)
    Anxiety is an issue that the majority of people have struggled with in their lives. While there are many different types of treatment for anxiety, not all of them are effective. As a society we have come to rely more on ...
  • Thirsty Runner - A Hydration Mapping Tool for Distance Runners 

    White, Andrew (2017-05)
    Millions of Americans participate in long distance running as a form of exercise and recreation each day. For these runners—and any other athletes—maintaining proper hydration is essential for one’s health in preventing ...
  • Supervisory Leadership Style Influence on Subordinate Stress: A Cross-Cultural Study of the Benefits of Transformational Supervision 

    Pavisic, Ivica (2017-03-08)
    The purpose of this study was to assess the relationships between transformational leadership (TFL), role stressors (role ambiguity and role conflict), and work strains/outcomes (anxiety, affective commitment, and turnover ...
  • Supervisors’ leadership style influence on subordinate stress: A cross-cultural study of the benefits of transformational supervision 

    University of Baltimore. Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences.; Master of Science in Applied Psychology. (2017-03-08)
    The purpose of this study was to assess the relationships between transformational leadership (TFL), role stressors (role ambiguity and role conflict), and work strains/outcomes (anxiety, affective commitment, and turnover ...
  • Clocked Out Web Series 

    Minor, Eric (2016-12-19)
    At the time of this writing, I had recently been laid off from an employer with whom I worked for since 2006. The company consisted of the husband and wife owners and eight to ten full-time employees, depending on the sales ...
  • Family Meeting: Helping Family Members Solve the Puzzle of Addiction 

    Dolan, Andrew (2016-12)
    While family members share the misery of living with an addict, many have an incomplete or incorrect understanding of the causes of addiction, or how to mitigate its deleterious effects on family interaction, in order to ...
  • Print Baltimore 

    Munchel, Nicole (2016-12)
    Print Baltimore is a local database and resource for graphic designers and businesses to search for a print vendor that suites their needs and aligns with their business as a whole. Local events and workshops regarding ...
  • Effect of Emotion on Marketing Landing Page Conversion 

    Reyes, Juan-Francisco (2016-12)
    Web users make decisions to click or not to click, to buy or not to buy, every day. The emotional impact of an invitation plays a key role in these decisions. When business goals align with the potential customer’s ...
  • Caddy Grips 

    Andrews, Julian Christopher (2016-12)
    With the rise and fall of Tiger Woods, the sport of golf has been in a critical juncture where it needs to find innovate ways to not only maintain interest but increase participation in the game. This paper is a brief ...
  • iMuseo: see art differently 

    Fong, Simon (2016)
    Leveraging the open access to high resolution images of artworks from museums and galleries, as well as the growth of the media streaming market, I created iMuseo as a platform for visual arts to be accessible from the ...
  • Cohabitation to collaboration: university center partnerships and the opportunity for an idea state of collaboration 

    Waters, Ashley A. (2016-05)
    When you embark on a new roommate scenario, sharing space is not always an easy adjustment. This holds true in cohabiting higher education arrangements as well, such as university centers (UCs) where more than one academic ...
  • Understanding the basis behind undergraduate' pre-existing perceptions of the library in order to improve library help services 

    Ng, Veronica Ling Ling (2016-05)
    Studies on the topic of library use by millennial students have called for more qualitative studies to support the quantitative data. This study used a survey and face-to-face interviews to collect qualitative data from ...
  • Agents or stewards?: exploring how perception influences the relationship and performance between the government and research contractors at DOE federal laboratories 

    Haywood, Claudia E. (2016-05)
    Public managers face the challenge of the continued need to outsource public services to contractors while managing the contractors in a manner that ensures achievement of the contract goals and objectives and the ...
  • Using crowd sourcing to change the real estate landscape 

    Fasolo, Pamela Jean (2016-05)
    Buying a home is the single largest purchase a person will make in their lifetime and often the most difficult decision. In the past, new home buyers would rely on realtors to assist them in their home search. But as ...

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